For All Longshoremen
You Will Need:
Bring the above required documents to one of the two
Automated Hiring System
The PMTA maintains an Automated Hiring System that gives employers and laborers computer access to the daily hires. Orders are placed on the automated system on a daily basis for the next day’s work orders. The day of the work, the dispatchers at the hiring centers open the work orders and fill them out. Members of the PMTA are given access to the system by the PMTA.
It is the eventual goal of this system to have a completely telephonic hiring system so employees will know their job assignments the night before and would no longer be required to make themselves available in person for daily hires.
To hear “next day” anticipated work orders for each location, call the following numbers after 4 pm:
Philadelphia & New Jersey
To work on a dock, you must obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) certification card.
A TWIC card, administered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), can be obtained by scheduling an appointment with a UES Enrollment Center or Hiring Center.
Residents of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware can apply or reapply for a TWIC card at the following locations:
*subject to change